6 Best Coffee Shops in Vancouver for Working Holiday

September 19, 2018
Posted in Study & Work, Working Holiday

Have you just arrived in Vancouver for a Working Holiday or Study & Work and are looking for the best coffee shops in town? Whether you’re applying for jobs, studying, or just need to get some work done, a coffee shop is the perfect place to be productive! With so many to choose from, we’re here to help!

If you’re looking for the best coffee, best food, or best atmosphere, check out our list of the 6 best coffee shops in Vancouver below to help you be productive.

1. JJ Bean

With 19 locations in Vancouver, JJ Bean has amazing coffee, great food, and fast wifi. This popular spot is perfect if you want to spend a few hours being productive. If you need your early morning coffee or a late night study spot, their locations open as early as 6AM and as late as 11PM!

2. 49th Parallel Café


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Not only known for their coffee, but also for Lucky’s Doughnuts, this coffee shop has three locations across the city. With lots of seating and a lively atmosphere this is the perfect spot to pick up a sweet treat and get some work done. Their Main St. location is also open until 10pm.

3. Cartems Donuts


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Another well-known donut shop, Cartems, may be known for their treats but many don’t know that it’s also a great place to study. Pick up one of their classic donuts or seasonal specials to help get you through your work week. They also have three locations across the city.

4. Matchstick Coffee


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If you’re looking for a coffee shop with great food in addition to their coffee, Matchstick has fresh baked loaves of bread and brunch for your enjoyment. With all three of their locations beautifully decorated, you’re getting an amazing food, coffee and atmosphere all in one.

5. Quantum Coffee


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This shop has amazing drinks and food, but also lots of work space! Large tables and open space make it the perfect place to catch up on any work you may have, alone or with a group of friends. They are also located right next to the Granville entrance of Waterfront Canada Line Station, so it’s a convenient spot.

6. Buro The Espresso Bar


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This popular Gastown coffee shop is super photo worthy but also has amazing coffee and pastries as well. Look out onto the streets of Gastown as you study and spend a couple hours in this cozy space. Plus they are opening another location on Robson St. very soon!

Hopefully this list will help you find the best coffee shop during your working holiday in Vancouver!

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